Your Best Chance To Run a Boston Qualifier Don't just take our word for it - check out the 2012 January issue of Runners World - Fastest Marathon Choices
We are consistently one of the top ten marathons for qualifing for Boston. Even with the new harder qualifying requirements 25% of all runners at Baystate run a BQ - making it one of the fastest marathons in America.
Even if you have your BQ -come run with us and get a faster time to move up a coral or two at Boston
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Event schedule and times
The marathon and half marathon start promptly at 8AM.
This is a timed event - there is an limit of 6 hours to complete the marathon
Traffic on race day generally heavy - we recommend you arrive no later 7:30 to ensure you make to the start lines on time.
*** Warning: If you wait until race day to pickup your packet, we cannot guarantee you get to the starting line on time. Be prepared for traffic & lines. ***